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and political videos from former presidential candidate herman cain. unbelievable, rob. let me start with you. what, what happened? >> well, the guys went to arbitration and the arbitrator favored the guys, the workers. so the uaw-backed arbitrator gave them their jobs back. megyn: all of them? >> we have video of them. all of them. we have jobs back. we have video going into the liquor store, buying the booze, shrugging down the drinks. we had garbage cans. we had everything. guy throwing the bottle. seems pretty clear-cut. they got their jobs back. all 15 original guys suspended. two were suspended for a month. 13 were canned. they all got jobs back. they're back to work as of right now. at the factory right now building jeeps. megyn: is chrysler or the uwa releasing any information how the arbitrator came to that decision? >> well, they're saying that is a personnel matter. so these personnel matters. we don't know if they're getting back pay. megyn: they might be getting back pay!? >> i don't know that but that is question thrown at me a lot. i don't know if that is the case or not. chrys
that also kick in in 11 hours from now. republicans argued that is just robbing pete tore pay paul. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel is live at the capitol following all of the bouncing balls. hey, mike. >> reporter: one concern for republicans as they look at this deal is what about spending cuts? where are the spending cuts? it sounds like they are getting close in the talks between vice president joe biden and the senate republican leader mitch mcconnell but there is not a deal until senator mcconnell knows he has enough support. let's take a look at some of the key points of a framework of the deal according to sources close to the talks. it would raise taxes on income tax amounts above $400,000 for individuals, $450,000 for families. it would address the estate tax, the alternative minimum tax, the medicare doc fix and unemployment insurance. current discussions about how best to address the automatic spending cuts that is called sequestration, the automatic cuts to defense, and domestic programs. a short time ago a leading republican expressed a great deal of concern a
portman -- rob portman is calling the regulatory cliff. it's going to cost american taxpayers more money, hundreds of thousands of jobs. these things are all coming to roost right now, so we are in a situation where the regulatory machine is revving up, and barack obama is going to impose these new, six new regulations under the epa alone. just one of those, which is regulating particles in the air, 680,000 jobs are going to be lost if that regulation goes through. >> can i hold you, can i hold you to that? megyn: go ahead, simon. >> let's come back in six months, a year, 18 months, and you prove those 680,000 jobs were lost because of a regulation that may or may not be promulgated. >> we'll see if it happens. >> this is ridiculous scare tactics. >> it's not scare tactics, simon. >> many of these regulations are mandated by congressional law, and it's just the basic argument behind this that somehow this president wants big government in everybody's lives is not borne out by the facts of his tenure in office where we've seen domestic discretionary spending rise at a lower rate than -- m
reports they were talking about robbing peter to pay paul, taking it out of a different budget of the feds and using that money. it could be a billion plus, and using that money to set this up. >> the money they did plan on was money they would appropriate to each state. i'm assuming here now. that they would not be appropriating as much to a state that's going to say the federal government has to handle the setup of that healthcare orbitz entirely. i'm also hearing people said on the right like my buddy lars who we'll hear from in a minute, i can't wait -- what i hear is we want less federal government, but you guys handle this. we want power to go to the states and the states saying we can't handle this. come on. megyn: the states weren't the ones who passed obama-care. this was a federal effort and they were told by the feds you are doing it. >> this thing is a mess. >> a guy name mitt romney said the reason it worked in massachusetts and the reason when he was governor he signed off on it and wanted it was because it was a state-run program. this is at least a portion of the power and
of the unemployment. greg: senator rob portman, a republican from ohio said that if lawmakers in the white house can get through this fiscal cliff, we will immediately face another fiscal cliff, if you will. the debt ceiling, noting that are dead is not sustainable. so portman does not sound impressed by talk of a small package to get through this initial fiscal cliff. worried about the long-term impact of our unsustainable debt. greg: our markets are taking a little bit of a head. falling on wall street, the market is on track for its fifth consecutive decline. investors feared that the fallout will have a tremendous effect on what is already a fragile economic recovery. stephen moore joins us. when economic growth was comparatively pretty good, this the president said no, now you don't want to raise tax rates because the economy is fragile. gdp is worse now, is that? >> i think almost exactly two years ago, the president said the economy is too fragile to raise taxes on anyone. so what you have essentially was a deal that was put together. remember back in december of 2010 when we were facing a ve
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